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Graeter’s New Scoop

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It’s official – Graeter’s Ice Cream has scooped up the last remaining franchise stores in Kentucky as well as Indiana.  In the first time in three decades, all of Graeter’s Ice Cream parlors will be family-owned. Changes? Nope. Everything remains the same, only the warm fuzzy feeling of the Graeter’s family atmosphere will now fill… Read more »

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Plan Your NKY Weekend 9/21 – 9/23

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Friday, September 21 Northern Kentucky University Haile Planetarium Shows Friday, 6 p.m. “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” (recommended for children ages 4 through 3rd grade) 7:30 p.m. “Sunstruck” “Solar Quest” and a night sky tour (recommended for grades 4 and up) 409 Natural Science Center, Highland Heights https://inside.nku.edu/artsci/departments/pget/planetarium/calendar.html – 859-572-5309 Did you know… Read more »

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Fall Art Series at The Carnegie

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Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

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Plan Your Kentucky Weekend 9/14-9/16

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Friday, September 14 Country Pumpkins Fall Festival Friday, 2 – 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. Country Pumpkins Farm 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge http://Countrypumpkins.com  859-905-9656 Feeling like it’s time for some fall fun? Head to Country Pumpkins Farm for u-pick pumpkins, hayrides, barrel train rides,… Read more »

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Love the Cov

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FAVE BREAKFAST: LIL’S BAGELS Located discreetly along the side of a building is Lil’s Bagels adorable walk-up “windough.” You’ll love their bagel, egg and cheese sandwiches — the kids’ll love the chocolate chip bagels. Yum! Lil’s Bagels is located at 308 Greenup St., Covington. Call 859-412-6922 or visit lilsbagels.com. FAVE SWEETS SHOP: CREMA & CO…. Read more »

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Plan Your Kentucky Weekend 9/7 – 9/9

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  Stargazing at Boone County Public Library Friday, September 7, 8 p.m. 71786 Burlington Pike Burlington, Ky Join the Cincinnati Observatory to learn about the cosmos and use their telescopes to take a closer look at the moon, planets and stars. *weather permitting* www.bcpl.org   Mainstrasse Oktoberfest Friday September 7, 5 – 11 p.m. Saturday… Read more »

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Mermaids Return to Newport

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For a limited time only, Mermaids and Pirates return to the Newport Aquarium. Your mini mermaids, and pint-sized pirates will love seeing a “real” life mermaid underwater in the Amazon Tunnel, splashing around in Stingray Hideaway and taking photos with a mermaid at Shark Ray Bay Theatre. Mermaids and Pirates are at the aquarium September… Read more »

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End Summer With a Bang

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What better way to end the summer than with a good Labor Day bang at the WEBN Fireworks and Riverfest from noon – 10 p.m. Sunday, September 2.  The fireworks begin around 9:07 p.m and the view is great on either side of the river. The show will go on for about 30 minutes.  On… Read more »

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BCPL’s Bubble Party!

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Who doesn’t love some bubbly fun?  Bring the gang to the Boone County Public Library’s Main Branch at 1786 Burlington Pike on July 30 at 6:30 p.m. for an evening of outdoor bubble fun.  Kids can make colorful bubble paintings, 3-D bubble wands, and even step inside a giant bubble! For more info, call 859-342-2665… Read more »

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